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Zinc - 2012 review and events to watch in 2013

Zinc - 2012 review and events to watch in 2013

Report summary

The key event in 2012 was the decision by Chinese smelters to cut production because of poor profitability. The key issue for 2013 is whether Chinese smelter output will remain depressed.

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  • 2012 signs of stability emerge
    • Market developments
    • Consumption
    • Mine and smelter capability/production
    • Concentrate Markets
    • Mine Costs
    • Corporate activity and producer rankings
  • Outlook for 2013

In this report there are 12 tables or charts, including:

  • 2012 signs of stability emerge
    • Zinc price puts in strong performance compared with other non-ferrous metals
    • Price movements dominated by global events
    • Reported zinc stocks at highest level since mid-1990s
    • Price
    • Exchange stocks (kt)
    • Indicators and proxies point to good growth in Chinese zinc consumption in 2012
    • Warehousing deals support stronger premiums
    • Realized spot and term (benchmark) treatment charges
    • Zinc - 2012 review and events to watch in 2013: Table 4
    • Top ten zinc producers in 2012 (equity basis)
  • Outlook for 2013
    • Zinc - 2012 review and events to watch in 2013: Table 6
    • Forecast top ten zinc producers in 2013 (equity basis)
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